Graduation Ceremonies

Make sure you're on track to earn your degree and get information on graduation and recognition ceremonies, senior class gifts, staying connected as an alum and more. Here's what you need to know.

Are You Ready to Graduate?

  1. Review the College of Engineering and Applied Science's Graduation Requirements
  2. Use the Registrar's Degree Audit tool to check your progress on meeting degree requirements

Apply to Graduate

Students apply to graduate via the online student center in your Buff Portal. First, check-in with your academic advisor to make sure you are on track to complete all degree requirements.

Celebrate your Accomplishments

The College of Engineering and Applied Science will not be hosting a college-wide virtual ceremony for Spring 2020. Our tradition is to encourage students to celebrate with their departments. For a list of upcoming department celebrations, please read below.

May (Spring) Ceremonies December (Fall) Ceremony University Commencement

Spring 2020 Department and Program Graduation Ceremony Plans

Departments Contact Date & Time

Aerospace Engineering Sciences
Graduation video to be released to students at noon May 15.

Kassadi Gabriel
May 15, 

Applied Mathematics
Pre-recorded virtual ceremony.

Laura Gooch

May 16,
1 p.m.

ATLAS Interdisciplinary programs
Technology, Arts and Media (BS)
Technology, Media and Society (MS, PhD)

ATLAS graduation will be live-streamed. The program will include contributions from faculty, students and guest speaker Eric Schweikardt, founder and CEO of Boulder-based Modular Robotics. A virtual, interactive reception will follow using a student-built platform. Details to follow. 

Stephanie Wanek
May 15, 4:30 p.m.

Chemical & Biological Engineering
Graduation video to be released to students on CEAS YouTube channel and department website.

Chemical & Biological Engineering
May 15, 
2 p.m.

Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering
The Zoom link has been sent to all graduates. 

Joanne Uleau
May 15, 
11 a.m.
Computer Science 
Virtual Ceremony premieres May 16th, 10am, and is available thereafter. Link will be sent to graduating students.
Amy Richards
May 16
10 a.m.
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
ECEE will celebrate commencement on May 20. A video link will be sent to all graduates. 
Maria Williams
May 20 

Engineering Management Program
Live Zoom celebration with Dr. Daniel Moorer and faculty.


Kyle Freeman

May 7,

Engineering Physics & Physics
Recorded ceremony will be linked to the Department of Physics website.
Kirsten Apodaca
May 14,
4 p.m.
Engineering Plus
Live Zoom celebration with faculty and staff followed by a virtual social hour after the ceremony. 
Christina Oerter
May 15,
2 p.m.
GoldShirt Engineering Program
End of year celebration for all students with special recognition of graduating seniors. A Zoom link will be sent to invitees. 
May 13,
5–6 p.m.
Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program
See Technology, Cybersecurity & Policy (TCP) Program.
Jessica Lee
May 15
See TCP details below.
Material Science & Engineering Program Laramie Rose
Mechanical Engineering
Visit our celebratory website. A link to the page is provided above and was emailed directly to graduates on May 15.  
Aimee Santistevan
May 15 and beyond
Technology, Cybersecurity & Policy (TCP) Program
Pre-recorded video sent to graduates on May 15. Graduate Social to follow. A Zoom link will be sent to students
Jessica Lee

May 15 
1–1:45 p.m.,

1:45–3:45 p.m.,
Graduate Social

* Updated 5/13/2020. Information will be updated as we receive it.
** All times are in Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)